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January 25, 2023

Word of the Day: Marginalia

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Word of the Day : January 25, 2023

marginalia \mahr-juh-NAY-lee-uh\ noun

What It Means

Marginalia is a plural noun that refers to notes or other marks written in the margins of a text, and to nonessential matters or items.

// The students loved flipping through their literature textbooks to find the marginalia left behind by former students.

// She found the book's treatment of not only the major events but also the marginalia of Scandinavian history fascinating.

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